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    Leeks Au Gratin

    Leeks Au Gratin. Photo by *Parsley*

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    20 mins

    10 mins

    Lightly Toasted's Note:

    from the November 2004 issue of Better Homes and Gardens

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Quarter eggs lengthwise.
    2. 2
      Arrange in a single layer in broiler-safe 2 qt round dish.
    3. 3
      Set aside.
    4. 4
      Remove green portion from leeks, and halve lengthwise.
    5. 5
      Wash thoroughly, and pat dry.
    6. 6
      Remove the roots, and cut the leeks lengthwise into thin strips (julienne).
    7. 7
      Heat 4 tbs of the butter in a large skillet over medium heat, add leek strips.
    8. 8
      Cook leeks until tender, stirring occasionally.
    9. 9
      Spoon leeks over eggs in dish.
    10. 10
      Melt remaining 2 tbs butter in a skillet.
    11. 11
      Whisk in flour.
    12. 12
      Add milk, cook until thickened and bubbly.
    13. 13
      Whisk in 1/4 cup of the white cheddar cheese, the Parmesan cheese, and the cayenne pepper.
    14. 14
      Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    15. 15
      Pour the sauce over the leeks and eggs in dish.
    16. 16
      Sprinkle with remaining white cheddar cheese.
    17. 17
      Bake uncovered about 10 minutes in 450 oven, or until the edges are bubbly and the top begins to brown.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 31, 2006

      55

      This is a great way to eat leeks! I followed the recipe as written, but I halved it. The sauce was nice and rich, even with 1% milk. Thanx for the great leek recipe. I'll make it again.

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    Nutritional Facts for Leeks Au Gratin

    Serving Size: 1 (231 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 305.0
     
    Calories from Fat 176
    57%
    Total Fat 19.6 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 10.4 g
    52%
    Cholesterol 252.7 mg
    84%
    Sodium 267.0 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.1 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
    8%
    Sugars 4.9 g
    19%
    Protein 13.0 g
    26%

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